The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1867

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p.2 Marine Items - ...Bruno and Avon passed up yesterday; str. Empress had one of her paddle boxes nearly demolished through a stick of wood being caught in the wheel and carried around with it.

-The Empress - to run between Trenton and Montreal, lately bought by Mr. Lynch of Beauharnois from Capt. Dewitt who had lost it because of ruinous competition last year.

-Lumber Trade - several shippers involved in trade to Oswego; exports to be larger this year.

-Wire Rigging - now universally in use, 23 vessels fitted out this spring by one dealer and importer in Kingston; an outfit was sent to Buffalo for a vessel; Americans and Canadians use English rigging.

-The Saguenay - Magnet and Champion to run there in a few weeks.

-Wheat In Store - amount of wheat at different ports, amount on lakes.

-Imports - 4.

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7 May 1867
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1867